When Dell took over EMC, there were a number of sub-company names created for the purposes of distinguishing products across our portfolio. While the company as a whole is known as Dell Technologies, the division I work for retained the EMC name so we are known as Dell EMC (hence my banner). (This is not… Continue Reading →
VMware just released Log Insight (LI) version 4.0. Generally for LI releases my posts are light because it never makes sense to me to elaborate extensively when Steve Flanders (@sflanders) owns this space. You can find his site at sflanders.net where he will go into all the details (over time with many posts) about 4.0 as he… Continue Reading →
Today VMware released Log Insight (LI) version 3.3 (Log Insight 3.3). There are lots of new features in both the server and the agent. For full details of LI 3.3 check out Steve Flanders’ blog who is the only one who can do it justice – LI 3.3 SFlanders. In concert with the LI 3.3… Continue Reading →
I recently published an updated VMAX Content Pack (CP 2.5.1) for VMware vRealize Log Insight. It is available both on the Solutions Exchange: VMAX CP Solutions Exchange As well as through the Log Insight Marketplace which is embedded into the product: Click to enlarge in new window This was not intended to be an extensive… Continue Reading →
In my last post (https://drewtonnesen.wordpress.com/2014/10/10/esa-2-4-1-ga-vplex-vmax-fast-vp/) I noted that one of the futures we are looking into for VMAX ESA is the ability to record alerts against resources. This capability would be completely inherent to ESA. I also mentioned, however, that we can do something similar with VMware Log Insight (LI) in conjunction with VMAX ESA. … Continue Reading →
A quick note here in the wake of our big announcement this week about the VMAX³ platform (http://pulseblog.emc.com/2014/07/08/new-vmax-introduces-new-category-enterprise-data-service-platform). I have done thorough testing of the 2.0 version of my VMAX Content Pack for VMware Log Insight and am happy to report that it will work out-of-the-box with the VMAX³ platform (when you get your hands… Continue Reading →
Cody recently posted an entry that discussed how Solutions Enabler can be configured to send logs to VMware vCenter Log Insight (http://codyhosterman.com/2013/07/10/using-vmwares-vcenter-log-insight-with-symmetrix-vmax/). He mentioned that in order for Unisphere for VMAX to send its information, additional configuration was required. So here is that additional information.
In August 2013 I wrote about the VMAX Content Pack for VMware’s newly released Log Insight product (v1.0). At the time of release VMware was pushing hard for content packs and rode me pretty ragged for 2 weeks to produce one. As a result much of the detail around items like widgets was minimal. This… Continue Reading →
The new VMAX Content Pack for Log Insight can be found here in the VMware Cloud Marketplace: https://solutionexchange.vmware.com/store/products/emc-vmax-content-pack All the information that you need to use the VMAX content pack is included in the download so I’ll keep this blog entry short. There is also a demo you can view to get an overview of… Continue Reading →
A real quick entry here to note that VMware has released the 2.0 version of Log Insight: Download: http://www.vmware.com/go/download-vcenter-log-insight Docs: http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/log-insight-pubs.html See my updated blog entry here for information on the VMAX Content Pack for LI.